Melice Jacobs, accused of murder and concealment of birth after dead babies were found in freezers at her Mthatha home, yesterday told the court the babies were hers.
A serial rapist’s reign of terror in Tsolo has officially come to an end and he has been found guilty on 17 counts, including rape, murder and attempted murder.
Police investigating the discovery of bodies of babies in a freezer in an Mthatha home were yesterday shocked to find a fifth body.
Three people have been jailed after a violent protest over the planned demolition of houses allegedly built on illegally occupied land in Mthatha.
The remains of some of the 11 South Africans left in Nigeria after a building collapse killed more than 100 will be on home soil this week.
The family of 17-year-old twin brothers executed during a raid by apartheid soldiers in Mthatha on the orders of FW de Klerk have criticised a move to rename a Cape Town street after him.
An emergency meeting has been called to address a series of security breaches which have seen at least two people being treated for injuries at Mthatha’s largest hospital.
Police have warned Mthatha residents that anyone found running an illegal liquor business would face the full might of the law.